Starlette also includes a
StaticFiles class for serving files in a given directory:
directory- A string denoting the directory path
check_dir- Ensure that the directory exists upon instantiation. Defaults to
You can combine this ASGI application with Starlette's routing to provide comprehensive static file serving.
from starlette.routing import Router, Mount from starlette.staticfiles import StaticFiles app = Router(routes=[ Mount('/static', app=StaticFiles(directory='static')), ])
Static files will respond with "404 Not found" or "405 Method not allowed" responses for requests which do not match.